First School of Philanthropy Proposed
The Indiana University Board of Trustees announced its approval for a School of Philanthropy housed at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.
Sargeant taking break from teaching
Adrian Sargeant, the Robert F. Hartsook Professor of Fundraising at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University for the past five years, is taking a two-year, unpaid leave of absence to work on a variety of research projects.
Philanthropy pioneer Payton dies
Robert L. Payton, a pioneer in developing research on philanthropy and establishing it as an academic field, was the first full-time professor of philanthropic studies in the U.S. and the first full-time executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Indiana residents seen to trust nonprofits
Three in four Indiana residents have faith that state nonprofits will do what is right, says a survey by the Center on Philanthropy and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
Tax plan not seen swaying wealthy givers
Changes in the charitable-deduction rate and the estate tax will have little effect on most wealthy givers, a new study says.
Memphis nearly doubles U.S. giving average
Households in the Memphis area donated an average of $4,154 to charity in 2007, far outpacing the national average of $2,247, a new study says.
Fundraising confidence at 10-year low
U.S. nonprofit professionals have less confidence in current fundraising and lower expectations for future fundraising, a new report says.
Indiana sees drop in charitable giving
While the number of charitable givers in Indiana, and the total given, dipped slightly between 2003 and 2006, the state’s donors still give more than the national average, a new study says.
Britain adopts fundraising standards
The United Kingdom has adopted national fundraising standards developed for nonprofits by philanthropic studies professor in the U.S.